• Newton Public Schools 

    15 elementary schools (K-5)
    4 middle schools (6-8)
    2 high schools (9-12) and 2 alternative high school programs
    Integrated preschool program (ages 3-5)

Enrollment Information

2019-2020

  • Total enrollment: 12,611
    METCO program enrollment: 424
    Preschool program enrollment: 184

    Average class size (2019-2020)
    Elementary: 20.8
    Middle: 21.7
    High school (for 5 academic areas): 22.2

    Fast Facts on Enrollment: 
    • Second year of enrollment decline, ending a thirteen year growth period that added 1,482 students (13%) to the school system
    • District enrollment is projected to decline to 12,479 over the next 5 years
    • Read the complete enrollment report 

    Fast Facts on Demographics:

    • Over 70 different languages are spoken within the parent/school population.
    • The English Language Learners population has grown by 47% since 2005
    • The Special Education population has grown by 9% since 2005
       

Student Enrollment by Grade Level

  • 4082 high school student, 2903 middle school student, 5626 elementary students

Student Demographics

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

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Other Demographic Information

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